This is a very Americanized version of an Asian inspired dish.  It works equally well with tofu to produce a vegetarian version.  It is also easy to double or triple depending on your needs.  Serve over rice or noodles with a vegetable on the side.


1-2 lbs boneless chicken thighs, cut up
*** works equally well with tofu or boneless chicken breasts, depending on your tastes
¼ cup brown sugar
1/3 cup soy sauce
¼ cup apple juice
2 T red wine vinegar
2 T vegetable oil
½ tsp ground ginger
½ tsp pepper
¼ cup sliced scallions
½ cup walnuts


  1. Combine brown sugar through pepper to create the marinade.
  2. Marinate chicken at least half an hour.
  3. Drain chicken, saving the marinade.
  4. Stir fry the chicken with the scallions.
  5. When the chicken is cooked through, add the marinade to the pan and reduce.
  6. Add the walnuts just before serving.